11 management priciples that shake things up – by Elon Musk

No large meetings unless they’re of value to the entire audience. Keep them short. Don’t have frequent meetings unless the matter is truly urgent. Resolve it; stop meeting. If you are not adding value to a meeting, walk out or drop off the call.  Don’t use acronyms and nonsense words for objects, software, or processes. Avoid…

SalaryBar – work hard, play hard, get paid

Money is not the most important thing in the world. But a solid #salary sure as hell helps, and you deserve a fair compensation for your efforts. SalaryBar offers a detailed, unbiased salary benchmark. We combine the most extensive algorithm in the market, with the human touch of our SalaryBar tenders. The only data we’ll never…

Elon Musk – the Boring Company

To solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic, roads must go 3D, which means either flying cars or tunnels. Unlike flying cars, tunnels are weatherproof, out of sight and won’t fall on your head. A large network of tunnels many levels deep would fix congestion in any city, no matter how large it grew (just keep…

hiring at TESLA – impressing Elon Musk

During Peretz’s time at Tesla, the company grew from 200 to 16,000 employees worldwide. But when she joined in 2010, she said Tesla wasn’t as well known as it is today. As a result, her role was more devoted to headhunting than sifting through thousands of applications. business insider story

what drives Elon Musk to build the “boring company”

Joost d’Hooghe – listen to the MOONSHOTS podcasts. My favorite is Episode 01 where Mike and Chad deconstruct ELON MUSK, what drives him to build the “boring company”. Elon Musk is one of the greatest visionaries of our time. He currently leads six ambitious companies and has amassed a personal wealth of over $16 Billion. 

ZERO TO ONE – Peter Thiel

“If you focus on near-term growth above all else, you miss the most important question you should be asking: will this business be around a decade from now? Numbers alone won’t tell you the answer; instead you must think critically about the qualitative characteristics of your business.”  Peter Thiel, Elon Musk’s PayPal cofounder made the…